Crime US President Donald Trump says he has vouched for ASAP Rocky's bail, who is being held over a fight, and assured Sweden's PM the rapper is not a flight risk.
Weather FORECASTERS are warning of mudslides, flooding and swollen rivers on Japan's island of Kyushu and the Chugoku region, as Typhoon Danas drenches the region.
Environment Families and surfers in Japan have finally been allowed to swim at a beach near the Fukushima nuclear plant, the first time since the 2011 disaster.
Politics HONG Kong is bracing for another mass protest over a controversial extradition bill, with police locking down the city centre.
Politics TWIN attacks in northwest Pakistan on a police checkpoint and a hospital have left seven people dead, including four police officers.
Politics A flurry of military run-ins and seized cargo ships have stoked fears of a new conflict in the Middle East in the strategically important Strait of Hormuz.
Technology A Russian space capsule carrying an American, a Russian and an Italian has docked at the International Space Station.
News A woman who was allegedly gang-raped by 12 teens at a party resort told police they assaulted her for an hour “one after the other”.
News The murdered girlfriend of Aussie Lucas Fowler, who was also found dead on a Canadian highway, has injuries so brutal her casket will be closed.